STORY OF THE DAY
With inflation on the rise, beds are set to atrract more investor interest

Story of the week

03
Dec
2021

With inflation on the rise, beds are set to atrract more investor interest

by Property Forum
Residential investment sectors are gaining traction across Europe, with the volume of capital targeting student accommodation, the private rented sector and purpose-built age-targeted housing continuing to rise, according to Knight Frank’s European Residential Investment Survey 2022.
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Investment

03
Dec
2021

CPIPG becomes largest shareholder of Immofinanz and plans takeover

by Property Forum
CPI Property Group has announced an anticipatory mandatory takeover offer for all outstanding shares of Immofinanz AG. Shareholders are to be offered €21.20 in cash per Immofinanz share. Immofinanz said that it will review the offer in detail and will comment on it in due course in accordance with the Austrian Takeover Act.
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Focus Estate Fund sells two Czech retail parks Trei Real Estate borrows €27.5 million for retail parks in Poland AFI Europe makes land acquisitions in northern Bucharest

Office

03
Dec
2021

Skanska: Office workers expect support in terms of mental health

by Property Forum
Among four countries – Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, and Hungary, more than half of respondents claimed they work only from the office (52%), according to a survey conducted by Skanska's commercial development business unit in CEE. The number of such office workers increased compared to May 2021, especially in the Czech Republic and Poland. ​The preferred work model has not changed much since then, but in the Czech Republic more people want to work only from the office (22% vs 17% in May 2021).  
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Activity increases in the Warsaw office market Cresa: Office supply gap is on the horizon in Poland

Industrial

03
Dec
2021

Construction of Panattoni Park Głogów has started

by Property Forum
Panattoni Europe laid the cornerstone for the construction of a 35,000 sqm facility for FM Logistic at Panattoni Park Głogów. From these premises, the tenant will service B2C e-commerce for a leading pet store chain owned by Fressnapf Group, which operates in Poland under the international brand Maxi Zoo, carrying out orders for individual clients from Poland and Germany. Panattoni Park Głogów, which will eventually cover 20 ha, is to offer 110,000 sqm under one roof. The investment is to be BREEAM certified at the ‘Excellent’ level.
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Poland's warehouse market is running full steam ahead Accolade to start new warehouse project near Jelenia Góra in Poland CTP builds more halls for new tenants in Prešov

Retail

03
Dec
2021

Norblin Factory in Warsaw opens

by Property Forum
The Capital Park Group has completed the revitalisation of the Norblin Factory. The complex was granted an occupancy permit at the end of August 2021. The multifunctional project has a total area of over 65 thousand square metres. Its office space has already been fully leased. Visitors to the Norblin Factory can enjoy cultural, entertainment and dining concepts including the original KinoGram cinema, the Bio Bazar organic market, and the capital city’s largest food court Food Town.
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Foster + Partners and JTRE establish winery in Bordeaux Prime Kapital opens two new shopping centres in Romania Focus Estate Fund secures €13.5 million loan for Polish expansion

Report

02
Dec
2021

Climate change presents an opportunity for those that act fast

by Ákos Budai
Climate change presents new challenges for the real estate sector but also an opportunity to get ahead of the competition. The topic was discussed at Balkans Property Forum 2021, Property Forum’s annual event in Belgrade.
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Corporations see no real office savings despite WFH Immofinanz records net profit clearly above pre-crisis level Czech real estate investment volumes up by 8% y-o-y

Residential

30
Nov
2021

CTP completes residential project in Brno

by Property Forum
CTP officially opened two more buildings in Brno for young local and expatriate professionals and young families. Both buildings can accommodate more than 200 individuals and are follow-ups to the successfully established Domeq I, which the company launched in Brno about four years ago. Due to their larger rooms, the two new buildings are designed to be more for individual residential living rather than co-living, as was the case for Domeq I.  CTP continued this residential project in response to the current high demand in the housing market that is not just seen in Brno, but the whole country.
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Impact Developer & Contractor secures €4.25 million loan Echo Investement gets into top 5 of Polish residential developers Forty Management plans new residential projects worth €310 million

Interview

30
Nov
2021

Catella is actively back in the Polish PRS business

by Michał Poręcki
Dariusz Węglicki, Country Manager of Catella Residential Investment Management talked to Property Forum about the attractiveness of Poland for PRS investors, luxury rental projects and private student housing development.
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Success in retail will polarize around extremes GTC plans reentry to the residential business Professional investors still take an interest in office buildings

Career

25
Nov
2021

Knight Frank announces new appointments in Hungary

by Property Forum
Knight Frank Hungary has appointed Petra Holy to lead the OSCA (Occupier Services and Commercial Agency) services as Head of Office Division. Petra is an experienced leasing, property and asset manager with over 15 years of demonstrated experience in the real estate industry, specializing in landlord representation and strategic consultancy. Previously, she has been involved in the industry both as a consultant and as a landlord, which gives her a full coverage overview. 
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Cushman & Wakefield Echinox names new PR & Research Director CMS Poland hires 10 lawyers for real estate practice CTP Romania names new Head of Marketing

Economy

18
Nov
2021

ECB warns of increased likelihood of correction in real estate markets

by Property Forum
The European Central Bank has highlighted growing vulnerabilities in housing markets and stretched financial asset valuations in its Financial Stability Review for November 2021. The ECB has also warned of an increased likelihood of a correction in both residential and commercial real estate markets.
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Hagag presides opening bell ceremony at Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Material shortages threaten the construction sector’s recovery Hungary levies 90% tax on construction materials

Hotel

11
Nov
2021

First Hilton hotel in Brașov to open in 2023

by Property Forum
Venus Crown Residence Estate will develop the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Brașov following the signing of a management agreement with Hilton. The hotel with 150+ guestrooms is expected to open in the summer of 2023 following an investment of €21 million. 
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Prague’s hotel market remains in a though spot Wing’s Budapest office project to include a hotel One United and Le Manoir buy boutique hotel in Buzău

New leases

  • CBRE Hungary's Advisory & Transaction Services, Offices team successfully represented Samsung in their office lease renewal on 2,036 sqm at Gateway Office Park.
  • IULIUS Company signed a partnership with international fashion & home retailer Sinsay, which will operate stores in each of the two Family Market projects under construction in Iași as of the second quarter of next year.
  • AmeriGas, an international propane distributor have just signed a contracts for 5,700 sqm in Forest office building in Warsaw, developed by HB Reavis. The development, designed by HRA Architekci, and the surrounding streetscape regeneration will be completed by 2022.

New appointments

  • Joanna Lewandowska joined 7R as Head of Construction and Design. She will manage a team of professionals involved in the design and architecture of warehouse and industrial buildings and will also supervise the work of project managers responsible for the execution of 7R investments both in Poland and internationally.
  • Katarzyna Chwalbińska-Kusek has joined Savills as Associate Director and ESG & Sustainability Lead in Poland. She has been actively promoting sustainable construction principles for 15 years.
  • Cushman & Wakefield Czech Republic has promoted Lukáš Netolický from the Office team to Partner. Lukáš is Head of Regional Cities CZ at Cushman & Wakefield, leading the firm’s Brno office. His main focus is on the development of its business activities, especially in the office segment.

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